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“I am not going to let this beat me”

Story and photo by Lori Gottula “I’m not going to let this beat me.” Those were the words that Susan

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Once a Husker, always a Husker

Story and photo by Brian McKim On Thursday afternoon, June 24, Community Medical Center was proud to host former All-American

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Comedian Karen Morgan excited to perform live July 9 at Sacred Heart

By Nikki McKim “It’s a beautiful day here in Maine today,” Karen Morgan said in a phone interview last week.

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Hot air balloons fill the sky over Falls City

By Nikki McKim; photos by Chelsie Alexander The weather was humid but near-perfect this past weekend when The Falls City Hot

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Commissioner Karas pens letter to County Citizens about 911 Update.

To the Citizens of Richardson County (911 Update), The County Board would like to clear up any confusion or misunderstandings

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Richardson County Commissioners vote to join Southeast Communications 911 Center

By Nikki McKim During the regular meeting of the Richardson County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Bruce

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Dusty Slay coming back to Falls City!

Comedian Dusty Slay will perform on Saturday, June 12 at the Sacred Heart practice Field, behind the school at 1820

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Tigers Thompson crowned queen of Class B sprints

    Story and photo by Brian McKim For Falls City’s RaeAnn Thompson, rewriting the school record books simply wasn’t

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Taking it one day at a time

Story and photo by Nikki McKim Former Falls City man Joshua Murphy has had a couple of highs but more

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Sheriff Department holds meet and greet; Sheriff named Admiral of Nebraska Navy

By Nikki McKim; photos by Chelsie Alexander The Richardson County Sheriff’s Department held a Meet and Greet on Saturday, April

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“Perfect Storm” and miscommunication accounts for near $1.5 million request to pay City’s utility bill

By Nikki McKim During the April 5, 2021 City Council meeting, Ray Luhring, Utility Superintendent  requested to take $1,500,000 from

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Little Free Pantry coming back brighter and happier than ever

By Nikki McKim; photos by Chelsie Alexander The Little Free Pantry in Falls City, dedicated to helping those in need,

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Maze Brothers thrill with first feature film

By Nikki McKim; still generously provided by the Omaha Film Festival Most filmmakers spend their entire careers working toward the

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year Later Quarantined in California

This is part three of an ongoing series about the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year Later and how it affected Richardson

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Froeschl looks to lead Falls City into the future

Story by Nikki McKim; photo by Chelsie Alexander Falls City Economic Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE) announced last week Lucas

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year Later “A WWII Veteran who had lived through a lot of hard times was essentially a prisoner shut away from friends and family the last months of his life”

This is part two of an ongoing series about the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year Later and how it affected Richardson

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The COVID-19 Pandemic: One year later; “We’re really happy that we live in a community like Falls City”

This is part one of an ongoing series about the COVID-19 Pandemic: One Year Later and how it affected Richardson

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Falls City natives debut Film at this weekend’s Omaha Film Fest

La Flamme Rouge, the directorial debut of the Maze Brothers, will make its world premiere at the 16th annual Omaha

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Falls City citizens asked to conserve energy to avoid power outages

Temperatures are dangerously cold in the Richardson County area today.  Falls City Utilities is asking that customers conserve energy both

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Celebrating Kindness: Falls City Middle School awards students for empathy

By Tyler Dahlgren; Nebraska Council of School Administrators After 16 years spent working in Omaha Public Schools, Jack Bangert came

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COVID-19 Vaccine online registration and notification system

Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) has launched an online system for individuals 65 years of age and over and those

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FAST Global Solutions Falls City location face capacity challenges

FAST Global Solutions, Inc., announced the need to furlough approximately 25 percent of the workforce in its Falls City location

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Falls City Dollar Fresh store opens Friday, Jan. 15

By Nikki McKim Friday, January 15, will be the Falls City Dollar Fresh Store’s long-awaited grand opening. After several months

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COVID vaccine reaches Richardson County

Story and photo by Nikki McKim  Frontline workers at Community Medical Center were among the first in Richardson County to

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The Southeast District Health Department (SEDHD) has announced that the first doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine have arrived within the district

SEDHD is working closely with the district’s healthcare partners and the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to

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